Lijsbeth Jans Kloppenburgh

12 February 1606–
Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Lijsbeth Jans

Lijsbeth Jans Kloppenburgh was christened on 12 February 1606, in Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands as the daughter of Jan Everts Kloppenburgh and Annetje Pieters. She married Harmen Jans Verwouwen on 5 March 1635, in Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 1 son.

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Harmen Jans Verwouwen
Lijsbeth Jans Kloppenburgh
Marriage: 5 March 1635
Johannis Verwouwen

Spouse and Children

5 March 1635
Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands


    Johannis Verwouwen


Parents and Siblings



    Catharina Cloppenburgh


    Evert Cloppenburgh


    Heinrik Cloppenburg



    Neeltjen Kloppenburch


+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1607 · English Reformed Church is Opened

A Catholic church building had been confiscated during the reformation, then was closed by the city council during the 16th century. This same building was reopened in 1607 for English-speaking Protestants. It is now known as the English Reformed Church.

"English navigator Henry Hudson, under contract to the United East India Company, sails from Amsterdam and ""discovers""Manhattan Island and the future site of New York."
1637 · First City Theatre Built (Schouwburg of Van Campen)

Built by Jacob Van Campen in 1637, the Schouwburg of Van Campen was the first city theatre in Amsterdam.

Name Meaning

German: habitational name from Cloppenburg near Oldenburg, probably named from Middle Low German kloppen ‘to hit or beat’, ‘to beat up’, one of several so-called ‘defying names’ in this area.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Lijsbet, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Lijsbet Kloppenburch, "Netherlands Births and Baptisms, 1564-1910"
  • Lijsbet, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"

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